(September 2012)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
10 times a year (monthly except Feb. and Aug.)
On-sale date:
2012-07-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
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Dimensions:
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Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)
Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
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Keywords:
tennis

["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie: Clash of the New Kids collection.

Oh Brother, Or Sister! (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jellybean Jones; Alice Cooper; Mary Andrews
Synopsis:
Veronica overhears her parents talking and gets the mistaken idea that her mother is pregnant.

Romancing Summer (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Polly Cooper; Alice Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews; Marty (flashback); Eddie (flashback); Miguel (flashback)
Synopsis:
Betty asks Polly about her summer romances from when she was younger.
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Whatever Suits Her (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
The girls are shopping for bathing suits, and accidently mix up the top and bottom of two bikinis. They decide to buy the bikinis, switch the tops and bottoms, and wear them to the beach, making quite the fashion statement. It doesn't last though when Veronica wants to be unique and stains Betty's top with mustard.
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The Letter (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Mike
Synopsis:
Veronica gets a mysterious letter from a secret admirer.

Changing Tastes! (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Betty and her mother reminisce about when Betty had a lemonade stand as a kid.

["Double Digest Sample Pack!"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for a Double Digest sampler pack.

["The trouble with Archie..."] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica, under a tree, discussing Archie.

The Haunted Beach House (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Tim Kennedy (credited)
Inks:
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge sends Veronica and Archie to clean an old beach house he has bought. The local legend is that it is haunted.

Indexer Notes

Part two titled "A Shore Thing".

["Archie Meets KISS"] (Table of Contents)

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["Archie: The Married Life"] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for both Archie: The Married Life collections.

Bikini Fashion Page (Table of Contents)

Betty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks:
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors:
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Characters:
Betty Cooper

["This is a catchy song!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie keeps humming a song and annoying Mr. Lodge.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Complete Circle (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Vincent DeCarlo (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis:
Veronica goes to extremes to keep her new, original swimsuit from getting wet.
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Flower Power (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Doug Crane (credited)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors:
Jean D'Onofrio ? [as D'Onofrio] (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis:
Betty drives into the country to pick exotic wild flowers, but finds the country is a lot wilder than she expected.
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Sale Tale (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; several un-named teenage boys
Synopsis:
Veronica is seen parading around the beach in a fancy bathing suit. She is quickly met with shouts of approval and whistles from several boys on the beach. In the second to last panel, she is seen walking on the boardwalk. In the last panel, she is seen inside the Beach Boutique telling the clerk that she'll take the bathing suit. A sign taped to the window of the boutique tells us that the boutique is currently having a 25%-off sale on swim suits.
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["Jinx"] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Jinx collection.

California Dreaming (Table of Contents)

Veronica / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Veronica Lodge

Indexer Notes

Find the words puzzle.

Tropical Heat (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Inks:
Rex W. Lindsey (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

When this originally appeared it contained the names of the readers who submitted the fashions, this version does not have that information.

Veronica in Hollywood (Table of Contents)

Veronica / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils:
Hy Eisman (credited)
Inks:
Hy Eisman (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; J.C. Magnate; Ty Tallone; Manana; Danny Dugan; Tom Hunks; Vera Volga; Vicky Velma; Daisy
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge and Veronica travel to Hollywood to help Mr. Lodge's old friend J.C. Magnate who is about to lose his movie studio.

Indexer Notes

Four chapters
Chapter One: Sapphire Slippers
Chapter Two: Going, Going, Gone!
Chapter Three: The Lady in Red
Chapter Four: Trouble in Tinseltown

["Kevin Keller in Hardcover"] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Kevin Keller collection.

Dragon Queen (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Schultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie and Betty make a dragon sand sculpture.
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["Great cannonball, Arch!"] (Table of Contents)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Archie keeps splashing Veronica.

Indexer Notes

Comic strip reprint.

Stew Style (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica thinks Betty is not good enough for her bowling team.
Keywords:
bowling

["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Life With Archie magazine.

Picture Perfect (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty's favorite picture of Archie accidentally gets thrown out with the trash.

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Sabrina / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks:
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors:
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Characters:
Sabrina

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page of the next section featuring Sabrina reprints.

Surf's Up (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils:
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks:
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sabrina; Aunt Hilda; Harvey
Synopsis:
Aunt Hilda decides to try surfing.
Keywords:
surf board; surfing

The Opportunist (Table of Contents)

Sabrina / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks:
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Sabrina; Harvey; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones
Synopsis:
Reggie tries to steal Sabrina away from Harvey by dropping in while she's babysitting and putting the moves on her. A few magic spells leave Reggie sitting on a cactus and kissing a dog.
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Hilda (Table of Contents)

Hilda / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Circle the words puzzle.

["The Magic of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Magic of Sabrina collection.

Full Circle (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Jim Williams
Synopsis:
Betty decides that Veronica can have Archie, she will get a new boyfriend.

["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Sabrina the Animated Series collection.

Animal Instinct (Table of Contents)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
John Lowe (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Barry; Harry; Larry
Synopsis:
Betty is babysitting triplets and takes them to the zoo.

Hot Dance Steps (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks:
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis:
Betty and Veronica watch as Archie dances to a new song on a hot beach.
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["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Betty and Veronica Friends Forever collection.

Pool Boy (Table of Contents)

Betty And Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Barbara Slate (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz [as Shutlz] (credited)
Inks:
Jeff Shultz [as Shutlz] (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler; Roger Eaton; Sid Eaton
Synopsis:
Mr. Lodge becomes suspicious of the new pool boy the moment Veronica takes an interest in him.
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Indexer Notes

Credit is mis-spelled "Shutlz" rather than "Shultz".

Muscle Bound (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks:
Alison Flood (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Spike; Mickey
Synopsis:
Two body builders humiliate Archie at the beach.

["Subscribe Today"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Subscription information for various Archie titles.

Name Game (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils:
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Alice Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Roberta Robinson; Anastasia Allen
Synopsis:
Veronica and Betty both learn they were almost given different names at birth.

Club Snub (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Craig Boldman (credited)
Pencils:
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis:
Veronica is tired of being treated special because of who she is. She and Betty travel to another town where Veronica hopes she can be treated like a regular person.

["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the Archie: Clash of the New Kids collection.

New Kids Off the Wall Part One (Table of Contents)

New Kids Off The Wall / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Alex Simmons
Pencils:
Dan Parent
Inks:
Rich Koslowski
Colors:
Digikore Studios
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Jughead; Archie; Reggie Mantle; Veronica; Betty; Dilton; Midge; Mr. Weatherbee; Moose; Vic; Danny D'Angelo; Sheila; Carla; Chloe; Sayid; Shrill; Lonnie; Ms. Ashton; Mr. Fine; Ms. Ganesh
Synopsis:
Jughead, Archie, Veronica, and Betty are all messed up due to the new kids. And Reggie had a prank pulled on him resulting in his wearing a cheerleaders outfit - including short skirt.
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["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Archie: Clash of the New Kids collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Everything's Archie / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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["Hot Summer Reads"] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for five Archie collections.

["New Crusaders - Rise of the Heroes"] (Table of Contents)

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Betty And Veronica
  2. 1. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  3. 2. Oh Brother, Or Sister!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Romancing Summer
    Betty
  5. 4. Whatever Suits Her
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. The Letter
    Veronica
  7. 6. Changing Tastes!
    Betty
  8. 7. ["Double Digest Sample Pack!"]
  9. 8. ["The trouble with Archie..."]
    Betty and Veronica Pin-Up
  10. 9. The Haunted Beach House
    Veronica
  11. 10. ["Archie Meets KISS"]
  12. 11. ["Archie: The Married Life"]
  13. 12. Bikini Fashion Page
    Betty
  14. 13. ["This is a catchy song!"]
    Archie
  15. 14. Complete Circle
    Betty and Veronica
  16. 15. Flower Power
    Betty
  17. 16. Sale Tale
    Veronica
  18. 17. ["Jinx"]
  19. 18. California Dreaming
    Veronica
  20. 19. Tropical Heat
    Betty And Veronica
  21. 20. Veronica in Hollywood
    Veronica
  22. 21. ["Kevin Keller in Hardcover"]
  23. 22. Dragon Queen
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. ["Great cannonball, Arch!"]
    Archie
  25. 24. Stew Style
    Betty and Veronica
  26. 25. ["Archie Marries Betty & Veronica"]
  27. 26. Picture Perfect
    Betty
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Sabrina
  29. 28. Surf's Up
    Sabrina
  30. 29. The Opportunist
    Sabrina
  31. 30. Hilda
    Hilda
  32. 31. ["The Magic of Sabrina the Teenage Witch"]
  33. 32. Full Circle
    Betty and Veronica
  34. 33. ["Sabrina the Animated Series Graphic Novel"]
  35. 34. Animal Instinct
    Betty
  36. 35. Hot Dance Steps
    Betty and Veronica
  37. 36. ["Betty and Veronica Friends Forever"]
  38. 37. Pool Boy
    Betty And Veronica
  39. 38. Muscle Bound
    Betty and Veronica
  40. 39. ["Subscribe Today"]
  41. 40. Name Game
    Betty and Veronica
  42. 41. Club Snub
    Betty and Veronica
  43. 42. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  44. 43. New Kids Off the Wall Part One
    New Kids Off The Wall
  45. 44. ["Archie: Clash of the New Kids"]
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Everything's Archie
  47. 46. ["Hot Summer Reads"]
  48. 47. ["New Crusaders - Rise of the Heroes"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
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